GLOBAL ARTS / LOCAL KNOWLEDGE - IAPL 2008
30 June - 5 July 2008
Conference Program Schedule - click here
Registration at RMIT Building 8, Level 5, Research Lounge
368 Swanston Street
Now included in the Registration payments page:
(1) Finale Dinner (Sat 5 July) at Lago Restaurant, Albert Park by the Lake (includes reception, Long Gully Estate wine-tasting, dinner, music by "One Night's Stand" and dancing)
(2) Lunch Packet of 5 Tickets (one ticket free with packet),
(3) Reservations for the Yarra Valley Wine Region Excursion (6 July).
Please return to the Registration pages for payments, but after credit card payment,
use the shorter "Other Payments" form (the fourth of the four options).
Rooms are still available at the MANTRA ON THE PARK and MANTRA ON RUSSELL.
These are very special suite rooms for a great price. Book now!!!
principal host site: RMIT University Campus
CO-HOSTED WITH LA TROBE UNIVERSITY & THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
CO-SPONSORED WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY AND BRUNEL UNIVERSITY (WEST LONDON, UK)
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
Rosi Braidotti (University of Utrecht, NL)
''The Politics of Affirmation"
Sneja Gunew (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CANADA)
"Vernacular Cosmopolitanisms: Subaltern Inflections"
Neil Leach (Professor of Architectural Theory at the University of Brighton, UK) - "New Materialism"
Stelarc - "The Extra Ear: Ear on Arm Project"
& Steve Dixon (Performance Studies, Brunel University, West London, UK)
"Changing the Face (and Ear) of
Cyborg Sensations, Local Anaesthetics, Global Rhizomes, and Digital Doubles"
some special events:
A special showing of Romulus, My Father, a film by Richard Roxburgh, drawn from the memoirs of Raimond Gaita, Professor of Moral Philosophy at King’s College University of London, and Professor of Philosophy at Australian Catholic University. The book ROMULUS, MY FATHER won the 1998 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award. Following the film there will be a discussion with Professor Gaita.
principal host sponsors:
RMIT University (Melbourne) / La Trobe University (Melbourne)
University of Melbourne / University of Sydney
Brunel University (West London, UK)
Hugh J. Silverman (IAPL Executive Director), Conference Program Coordinator
Jack Reynolds (La Trobe University), Local Host Coordinator
Hélène Frichot (RMIT University), Associate Host Coordinator
Felicity Colman (University of Melbourne), Assistant Host Coordinator
with the support of Linnell Secomb (Sydney University)